Arthur S. Link Biography

Arthur S. Link (August 8, 1920–March 26, 1998) was recognized as the world's preeminent scholar on Woodrow Wilson as editor of The Papers of Woodrow Wilson and author of a five-volume biography of Wilson. Link received his PhD from the University of North Carolina in 1941, and taught at Princeton University from 1945 to his death.


Wilson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947.

Woodrow Wilson, a selected bibliography of his published writings, addresses and public papers. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1948.

Woodrow Wilson and the progressive era, 1910-1917. 1st ed. New York: Harper, 1954.

American epoch; a history of the United States since the 1890's. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1955.

Wilson the diplomatist; a look at his major foreign policies. Baltimore; Johns Hopkins Press, 1957.

Woodrow Wilson and the world of today; essays by Arthur S. Link, William L. Langer and Eric F. Goldman. Edited by Arthur P. Dudden.
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957.

Our American Republic. Boston: Ginn, 1963.

The papers of Woodrow Wilson, edited by Arthur S. Link ... [et al.]. 69 vols. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1966-1994.

The growth of American democracy; an interpretive history, by Arthur S. Link. Boston: Ginn. 1967, c1968.

The impact of World War I, edited by Arthur S. Link. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.

The diplomacy of world power: the United States, 1889-1920; edited by Arthur S. Link & William M. Leary Jr. London: Edward Arnold, 1970.

The democratic heritage: a history of the United States, by Arthur S. Link and Stanley Coben. Waltham, Mass.: Ginn, 1971.

The higher realism of Woodrow Wilson, and other essays, by Arthur S. Link. With a foreword by Dewey W. Grantham. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1971.

Problems in American history. Edited by Richard W. Leopold, Arthur S. Link, and Stanley Coben. 4th ed. 2 vols. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1972.

The age of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1921-1945, by Arthur S. Link and William B. Catton. 4th ed. New York: Knopf; distributed by Random House, 1973.

The era of the cold war, 1946-1973, by Arthur S. Link and William B. Catton. 4th ed. New York, Knopf; distributed by Random House, 1974.

Woodrow Wilson: revolution, war, and peace, Arthur S. Link. Arlington Heights, Ill.: H. Davidson, 1979.

An era of economic change, reform, and world wars, 1900-1945, Arthur S. Link, William B. Catton; maps and charts by Theodore R. Miller. 5th ed. New York: Knopf: distributed by Random House, 1980.

Woodrow Wilson and a revolutionary world, 1913-1921, edited by Arthur S. Link. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Progressivism, Arthur S. Link and Richard L. McCormick. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1983

The twentieth century: an American history, Arthur S. Link, William A. Link. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1983.

The Wilson era: essays in honor of Arthur S. Link, edited by John Milton Cooper, Jr. and Charles E. Neu. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1991.

The real Woodrow Wilson: an interview with Arthur S. Link, editor of the Wilson papers, by James Robert Carroll. 1st ed. Bennington, Vt.: Images from the Past, 2001.